15 March 2019
The global prevalence of life threatening conditions in children and parents makes it an urgent priority to develop child-focused communication guidelines for healthcare professionals to support families in their time of need.
14 March 2019
This two day 50th anniversary event (18-19 March) will have a focus on the future of mental health. Sessions will be led by some of the leading experts in psychiatry and cover topics such as psychological treatments, epidemiology and data science, experimental medicine and neuroscience, psychiatry and Oxford medicine.
7 March 2019
This year the Department of Psychiatry has teamed up with The Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience to offer Year 12 students based in Oxfordshire, a five-day programme of work experience.
28 February 2019
You can’t turn on the TV or read a newspaper article without a daily reporting of crime. As technology and computer algorithms advance we want to know if there will be a computer model that could know us better than ourselves.
26 February 2019
A new study published in the current issue of Clinical Psychological Science and conducted at the Universities of Exeter and Oxford suggests that mindfulness self-compassion practices improve mood and feelings of connection.
First evidence of early effects of antidepressant drug treatment on brain responses to anger in depressed adolescents
21 February 2019
Depression is very common in adolescence and is associated with a high risk of recurrence and suicide. Adolescents with depression experience the same symptoms as adults, such as sadness and fatigue, but some key differences exist. Depressed youth often feel irritable rather than or in addition to feeling low.
13 February 2019
Researchers from McGill University and the University of Oxford carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis of the best existing evidence and analysed 23,317 individuals (from 11 international studies) to see whether use of cannabis in young people is associated with depression, anxiety and suicidality in early adulthood.
7 February 2019
This series of programmes covers assessment and then explores the ranges of interventions that can really help refugee children. From individual, such as narrative exposure therapy, to family and school-based interventions that can positively impact on a child’s mental health outcomes.
28 January 2019
This NEW Oxford Short Course in Experimental Medicine for Mental Health (OxCEMM) offers a thorough grounding in the practicalities of running an experimental medicine study through talks, tours of facilities and round table discussions with senior researchers.
28 January 2019
Rising stars of NBA basketball retained more of their skill as they aged beyond their peak performance, according to a new study.
24 January 2019
A Facebook Live Event organised by Oxford Sparks and the Neuroscience, Ethics and Society team at the Department of Psychiatry, asked the question - ‘Should we use AI to help prevent people from getting the blues?’
24 January 2019
An Oxford University-led project, to significantly improve the health and life prospects of a generation of Africa’s youth, is one of 12 individual studies taking place as part of the new UKRI Global Research Hubs.
9 January 2019
The new MRC talks podcast tells Professor Daniel Freeman’s career story – helping to improve lives through medical research.
8 January 2019
Led by Professor Andrea Cipriani the 3-day interactive course will give participants knowledge and practical skills on how to understand, critically appraise and publish a network meta-analysis.
20 December 2018
Associate Professor Liz Tunbridge and artist Eleanor Minney have collaborated to create an exciting display of works in textiles, drawing, clay and handwriting.
10 December 2018
Dr. Jane Walker, Department of Psychiatry, is the 2018 recipient of the Don R. Lipsitt award.
29 November 2018
Starting on Monday 3 December, Professor Daniel Freeman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, presents a new ten-part BBC Radio 4 series called 'A History of Delusions'.
22 November 2018
Led by Professor Andrea Cipriani, the course is designed to enhance understanding and expertise in carrying out systematic reviews and meta-analysis. It is aimed at psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health professionals, pharmacists and researchers in neuroscience and related disciplines.
8 November 2018
The annual Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) Awards mark the highest level of achievement within the field of psychiatry.